April 2012

Blood Orange Chiffon Cake with Blood Orange Curd and Rich Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting

April 30, 2012
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“Mom, when can we have more food bloggers over for dinner?” That’s what my friend Sara’s kids asked her after she had invited over Stephanie of Lick My Spoon and myself (along with our significant others) for dinner. Sara blogs over at Go Gingham, a frugal lifestyle blog and we had met at the Harry […]

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Third Annual San Francisco Food Blogger Bake Sale!

April 26, 2012
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Hey you! So, in case you didn’t hear, this coming Saturday, April 28th, from 11am to 4pm is the THIRD annual San Francisco Food Blogger Bake Sale! It’s going to be crazy awesome. We’re raising money for Share our Strength, a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating hunger for children. 100% of the proceeds are going […]

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Banana Coconut Cream Pie and a trip to Los Angeles

April 23, 2012
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I was first introduced to Banana Cream Pie years ago when I visited Los Angeles years ago and was hanging out with my friend Emmie. Emmie had moved to California a few years before I had made the move west, to pursuing acting (though she got sidetracked and eventually ended up launching an awesome and successful […]

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Blood Orange Strawberry Rosemary Crust Fry Pies with Buttermilk Glaze and a drive through Ohio Amish Country with a stop at Miller’s Bakery

April 16, 2012
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We pulled up to the unassuming building off of the highway and all of us exited our vehicles. We were on day two of our Ohio Amish Country trip, driving from the Inn at Honey Run to our next destination. But since we were food bloggers, on a food press trip, we were incapable of […]

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Coconut Basil Ginger Flourless Chocolate Cake with Caramelized Ginger Pineapple, a Kosher for Passover dessert, and Seder Dinner with my friend Susie

April 12, 2012
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“Damn you!!!” proclaimed my new friend Danny (or new enemy, I’m not sure with the way he was sounding). He marched into the kitchen, where I was slicing up pieces of my Kosher for Passover cake for everyone. “I’m suppose to be suffering! This is too delicious for a Passover dessert. Damn you!!!” he stated […]

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Earl Grey Scones with Tart Cherries and White Chocolate Glaze and day one in Ohio Amish Country with a stay at The Inn at Honey Run

April 9, 2012
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These Earl Grey Tea Scones with Tart Cherries and White Chocolate Glaze are magnificent for breakfast or for an afternoon tea snack. I was in a bit of daze when I woke up Thursday morning, after traveling across country the day before. I had been invited to visit Ohio Amish Country some time back, but […]

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Blueberry Citrus Marble Brownies and a return to the Gluten Free Ratio Rally

April 4, 2012
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I’ve been out of the loop for a couple of months for the Gluten Free Ratio Rally but with the topics of brownies coming up for April, I knew that I had to get back into the game and carve out some time to bake. Brownies, at least the way I love them, are incredibly […]

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Thyme Flaxseed Rice Crispie Dark Chocolate Cookies and the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

April 2, 2012

Because I’m an extremely famous blogger (no, actually I’m not, but somehow people seem to think I am, and who am I to dissuade them from their delusions), I get to do something fancy pants things like go on press trips, get an occasional review copy of a cookbook or hobnob with famous chefs. However, […]

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